Aspen Community School

Unit Overview Website

Unit Overview Website

This semester’s theme is titled, You Are What You Think. We will study various non-fiction texts to understand how our Mindset, Motivations and Morals impact our behaviors. These concepts will then be used to study characters in books and movies, and to make observations of our role models and other people in our communities. Ultimately, the goal is for kids to think about their own mindset, and to question their thinking patters when they feel negative; to understand…

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Reading Groups

Reading Groups

Students selected books and formed reading groups. They will be setting nightly reading goals with their group mates, and will have daily conversations about the story line these first few days. As they get further into their books, they will be looking for evidence of their characters’ thoughts, actions and motivations which suggest whether their character is more of growth or fixed mindset character. These conversations will lead toward a character analysis and comparison.

8th Grade Homework Calendar

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7th Grade Homework Calendar

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Fun week in the mirror and another right ahead!

Fun week in the mirror and another right ahead!

Announcements: Friday is the Community School Party in the new gym!!! Homework is to be returned this Thursday Remember to keep reading and record your reading on your log! School Picture Day is Thursday, September 17th.  Re-take day is Thursday, October 1st. 3-4 Denver History Class Trip Oct 6-9th.      Gratitude:    Thank you to Bonnie Kowar to organizing a        spectacular trip to the Smuggler Mine!    Thank you to Alli’s mom for…

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